Flash was included as a feature by default in Android 2.2 Froyo, but there are some phones that don't or can't support Flash. As a general rule of thumb anything that is "low-end" won't be able to run Adobe's flagship software, but there are a couple others that can't as well. Here's the list of Android devices certified to run Flash:

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Can my device use Flash?

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Devices can run Flash if they have 2.2 or higher and an ARMv7 processor or better, barring any weirdness.

Has anyone noticed the D Bionic is on this list but not the Thunderbolt?
We all know it has flash but why no love for the TB?

I've been wondering about this...the MT4G is a Sense-based device so it likely has Flash Lite... should people with that phone download the full Flash from Market, or is it pointless?

Because it has a ARMv7 or newer processor and Android 2.2.
But 2.2 is not official from Samsung or T-Mobile for that device. Thus leaving unlisted.

Yeah...except it is. They released Froyo about a month ago I think. The Fascinate and Epic haven't been released officially yet, and they're on there.

most any website that has flash enabled adds or videos. Try youtube's native site. not the mobile one.

You can go to YouTube.com, making sure you are NOT using the YouTube player on your phone, and see if videos play.

Also, most any site nowadays use Adobe Flash to stream video, so you could go to a website that's streaming news, for example CNN, and see if videos play.

Nice that they left phones off that run flash, but the EPIC is there and it doesn't even have official froyo yet!

So the Fascinate, which definitely does not have a carrier-sanctioned version of Froyo yet, is on this list but the Vibrant isn't? See also: Epic. (Though at least that Froyo rollout is dated!)

Maybe it's because I have an "old" droid but flash is just too choppy and I had to uninstall because it was just a headache

How come they list the fascinate but it doesn't support flash, maybe they'll be releasing Froyo for it soon? Keep my fingers crossed

Guys, this is the official list of devices that have been certified by Adobe. We thought it was pretty interesting to see some of these devices on the list as well :)

Ok we have flash now let's get a silver light browser plug-in to watch Netflix. Forget the DRM crap Netflix is saying all phones up to now don't have, I hope a dev can make a working plug-in to get it up and running.

For some reason my flash is blocked by my adfree app and i can't even watch the video. it just says the web page couldn't be downloaded

For some reason my flash is blocked by my adfree app and i can't even watch the video. it just says the web page couldn't be downloaded

Samsung galaxy s4 doesnt support flash player ....what a pity i am ready to change it for nexus 5. Does anybody know why doesnt support flash player ???